The investigation revealed that a deep, brackish to saline groundwater system and dolerite dyke, contained within the saprolite were responsible for the secondary salinity; the annual discharge of water and salt at the seep from the damp groundwater system was about 2800 kL and 17 tonnes respectively; and the water-tables were not rising and that the most appropriate management of the site was to plant salt tolerant forage plants in combination with trees.
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Tammin (WA), Groundwater recharge, Groundwater, Western Australia, Salinity, Saline water
George, R J. (1990), Preliminary groundwater and salinity investigation in the eastern wheatbelt. 4. Kitto's Hillslope, Tammin - 1985-90. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report 92.
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